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Team Sordid Lives Raises Funds for Desert AIDS Walk

| By Winnie McCroy | Oct 18
On Saturday, October 22, the Palm Springs community comes together for the Desert AIDS Walk, raising funds for the Desert AIDS Project. Participating in the walk is Del Shores of "Sordid Lives" and "A Very Sordid Wedding" fame.

FDA-Approved Mytesi Relieves Noninfectious Diarrhea in HIV-Positive Patients

| By EDGE | Oct 14
Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced the launch and general availability of Mytesi (crofelemer), the only antidiarrheal studied in and FDA-approved for the relief of diarrhea in HIV-positive patients.

Engineered HEX Condom by LELO Now Available in Target Stores

| By EDGE | Oct 13
Following a successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign raising over one million dollars, LELO is thrilled to announce that their game-changing condom will be sold nationwide in retail stores this month.

Communities Across The Country Observe National Latinx Aids Awareness Day

| By EDGE | Oct 12
National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day, observed each year on the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, October 15, highlights a nationwide community mobilization and social marketing campaign that addresses the HIV/AIDS epidemic among Hispanics.

GMHC Offers Free, Rapid Hepatitis C Testing

| By EDGE | Oct 10
On October 10, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will begin providing rapid Hepatitis C (HCV) testing and linkage to care as part of the agency's approach to suppressing the HCV epidemic, which adversely affects those living with HIV.

'Finding Prince Charming' Suitor Opens Up About HIV Status

| Oct 7
A suitor on "Finding Prince Charming" revealed he is HIV-positive and opened up to People magazine about the experience.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
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Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
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MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
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